Senior Vendor Risk Assessor

McLean , VA

Posted: 07/09/2019 Industry: Analyst Job Number: 65975

Currently, Vision Technology is seeking a Senior Vendor Risk Assessor to join our team and work directly on client projects.

Education/Experience Requirements: 
  • Strong and deep information security risk identification (includes Cloud services), assessment, and risk ranking experience
  • Basic understanding of the risk management concepts of Inherent and Residual risk
  • Working experience with the following documents used in a risk assessment:
    • SIG (Standardized Information Gathering) questionnaire,
    • Penetration test
    • Vulnerability test
    • SOC (Service Organization Control) 1 and 2, Type
    • No Travel: Most of the Clients vendor risk assessments are done remotely (request vendor documents) versus going to the vendor’ s site*
  • Experience with the following standards:
    • ISO 27001 and 27002
    • NIST relevant to information technology/security
    • Cloud Security Alliance control matrix
    • Shared Assessments SCA (will provide acronym terms) control assessment guidelines
  • Experience in assessing the following risks:
    • Privacy of information
    • Information technology disaster recovery
    • 4th party (a.k.a. subcontractor)
    • Concentration
    • Critical services
  • Articulate in verbal and written communication
  • Ability to convey technical concepts in “ layman” terms
  • Confident to make independent decisions
  • Willingness and desire to accept other viewpoints
  • Collaborate with other individuals to complete common goal

Desired Knowledge/Skill: 
  • Financial services third-party risk management experience
  • Familiar with the Office of the Comptroller’ s 2013 Third-party risk management lifecycle guidance

If interested in learning more about Vision Technology Services and the opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to


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Job Order Number: 65975 (Please reference in call or email)


Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you.
Vision Technology Services, a Brand of BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE American: BGSF), is a leading provider of IT talent and project management services to companies throughout the mid-Atlantic region and selected markets across the country. We open doors for IT professionals to top employers with a wide variety of IT needs and opportunities. To learn more about our services, visit

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